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Posted by: on October 1, 2020

Get to know Sharon Gyesi, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am a certified public accountant who specialized in external audits, and now an agripreneur.  I’ve lived in Accra Ghana and in the USA in the following cities; St. Louis, Atlanta and also the Washington D.C metro area. When I’m not working, you’ll find me either travelling, taking pictures or posing […]

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Posted by: on September 15, 2020

Get to know Jo Goodall, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A self confessed “Weekend Warrior” spending my free time running marathons and cycling across continents.  Professionally, I have over seven years experience in Strategy focused roles, firstly with Deloitte as a Management Consultant before moving in-house with a fashion retailer.  Most recently, becoming self-employed to work in the Health & Wellbeing […]

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Posted by: on September 16, 2019

Get to know Vera Argyle, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I come to Oxford after six years of working in finance (three in South Africa and three in Australia), focussing on financial due diligence and corporate valuations, and I continue to call Africa home. I have decided on 6 values to take with me into the MBA and these will form […]

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Posted by: on October 15, 2018

Get to know Nana Abena

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would your manager describe you? Best friend: Intelligent Manager: Responsible Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from Accra, Ghana, I am a chartered accountant and worked as an Assistant Manager […]

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Posted by: on October 19, 2016

Mind Over Medal

I’m teaming up with Sagar to feature our MBA classmates. One of the things I’m trying to work on this year is just plain discipline. While I used to love sports, now my dread of the anticipated soreness discourages me from a strenuous workout. I have a drink instead and tell myself that I’ll jog […]

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Posted by: on October 11, 2016

Under the Polished Veneer

“Why do you go to work? To increase shareholder value? What a load of b**l. Lots of people go to work for family, to get away from family, because they enjoy it, but nobody goes to work to increase shareholder value!” As I smoothed down the lapels of my blazer, berating myself for not having […]

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